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Senior Financial Analyst, Scripted TV

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Beverly Hills, CA 01-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. ("MGM") is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join the Television Finance group. Focusing on television series, the Senior Financial Analyst will assist in all planning activities related to MGM's television productions. Responsibilities will include assisting in the preparation of quarterly reforecasts and the long-range plan, coordinating with supervisor on updating and maintaining financial models for all TV series and performing any analysis required to support the TV business.

• Support the development of annual budgets, quarterly forecasts, and long-range plans for TV content
• Develop and maintain TV ultimate models
• Analyze monthly actuals and prepare variance explanations versus budget and forecasts
• Proactively monitor performance indicators to highlight risks and opportunities
• Work closely with key stakeholders in TV Distribution, Home Entertainment, Accounting, Development, Production, Corporate, and Business Affairs to gather and understand key assumptions for forecasts and TV ultimates
• Liaise with Postproduction team to update TV production delivery and premiere schedules
• Prepare monthly and quarterly management reports in Excel and PowerPoint
• Maintain quarterly forecasts and long-range plans in Essbase and ensure accurate and timely submission to Corporate
• Track and review licensing, co-financing, and development contracts
• Assist in forecasting production cash spend and receipts and coordinate with accounts receivable on billing and tracking of cash receipts
• Assist in ad hoc financial analyses and special projects including sensitivity analyses to support new and existing business initiatives

• BA/BS in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting
• 2-4 years of financial planning/accounting experience
• Entertainment industry experience preferred, prior experience maintaining TV ultimates a plus
• Prior financial planning and analysis experience required
• Must be well organized, precise, and detail-oriented
• Critical thinker with excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work with and communicate with all levels of management
• Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent skills in Excel required
• Working knowledge of Essbase and SAP a plus


Company Profile

Become a part of one of the most dynamic and iconic entertainment studios in the world. Enjoy a collegial familial work environment that is brimming with excitement growth and success. Our team is full of forward thinking, open minded, and enthusiastic employees that continuously nourish our growing company. We are committed to bringing on the most talented, passionate and creative people, who want to succeed at a company that promotes internal growth and encourages opportunities to those who are passionate about growing alongside this company.